3R50

Structure analysis of a wound-inducible lectin ipomoelin from sweet potato


Experimental Data Snapshot

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.27 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.234 
  • R-Value Work: 0.202 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.202 

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Literature

Ipomoelin, a jacalin-related lectin with a compact tetrameric association and versatile carbohydrate binding properties regulated by its N terminus.

Chang, W.C.Liu, K.L.Hsu, F.C.Jeng, S.T.Cheng, Y.S.

(2012) PLoS One 7: e40618-e40618

  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0040618
  • Primary Citation of Related Structures:  
    3R50, 3R51, 3R52, 4DDN

  • PubMed Abstract: 
  • Many proteins are induced in the plant defense response to biotic stress or mechanical wounding. One group is lectins. Ipomoelin (IPO) is one of the wound-inducible proteins of sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas cv. Tainung 57) and is a Jacalin-related lectin (JRL) ...

    Many proteins are induced in the plant defense response to biotic stress or mechanical wounding. One group is lectins. Ipomoelin (IPO) is one of the wound-inducible proteins of sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas cv. Tainung 57) and is a Jacalin-related lectin (JRL). In this study, we resolved the crystal structures of IPO in its apo form and in complex with carbohydrates such as methyl α-D-mannopyranoside (Me-Man), methyl α-D-glucopyranoside (Me-Glc), and methyl α-D-galactopyranoside (Me-Gal) in different space groups. The packing diagrams indicated that IPO might represent a compact tetrameric association in the JRL family. The protomer of IPO showed a canonical β-prism fold with 12 strands of β-sheets but with 2 additional short β-strands at the N terminus. A truncated IPO (ΔN10IPO) by removing the 2 short β-strands of the N terminus was used to reveal its role in a tetrameric association. Gel filtration chromatography confirmed IPO as a tetrameric form in solution. Isothermal titration calorimetry determined the binding constants (K(A)) of IPO and ΔN10IPO against various carbohydrates. IPO could bind to Me-Man, Me-Glc, and Me-Gal with similar binding constants. In contrast, ΔN10IPO showed high binding ability to Me-Man and Me-Glc but could not bind to Me-Gal. Our structural and functional analysis of IPO revealed that its compact tetrameric association and carbohydrate binding polyspecificity could be regulated by the 2 additional N-terminal β-strands. The versatile carbohydrate binding properties of IPO might play a role in plant defense.


    Organizational Affiliation

    Institute of Plant Biology, College of Life Science, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China.



Macromolecules
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Entity ID: 1
MoleculeChainsSequence LengthOrganismDetailsImage
IpomoelinA, B, C, D, E160Ipomoea batatasMutation(s): 0 
Gene Names: ipomoelinIPO
UniProt
Find proteins for P93193 (Ipomoea batatas)
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Go to UniProtKB:  P93193
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UniProt GroupP93193
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Experimental Data & Validation

Experimental Data

  • Method: X-RAY DIFFRACTION
  • Resolution: 2.27 Å
  • R-Value Free: 0.234 
  • R-Value Work: 0.202 
  • R-Value Observed: 0.202 
  • Space Group: I 2 2 2
Unit Cell:
Length ( Å )Angle ( ˚ )
a = 87.486α = 90
b = 139.468β = 90
c = 189.873γ = 90
Software Package:
Software NamePurpose
ADSCdata collection
CNSrefinement
HKL-2000data reduction
HKL-2000data scaling
CNSphasing

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Entry History 

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  • Version 1.0: 2012-03-28
    Type: Initial release
  • Version 1.1: 2012-08-01
    Changes: Database references